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NON PRODUCTIVE COUGH, SORE THROAT OFF AND ON, STUFFY NOSE
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NON PRODUCTIVE COUGH, SORE THROAT OFF AND ON, STUFFY NOSE

For the last 4 weeks or so I have had a dry cough, to the point of irritating my throat and causing my voice to disappear.  In the morning I cough up phlegm, but throughout the day it seems like a hacking cough that produces phlegm just into my throat.  This phlegm is a white to light yellow, I also have what feels like mucus running down the back of my throat from my nose which is constantly running, and stuffy.  I saw my doctor 7 days ago, and she diagnosed me to have Sinusitis, Bronchitis, and Laryngitis.  SHe put me on a Zpack for 5 days and things started to get better.  The darned problem is still here.  Is there any idea what this may be.  
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Your doctor is probably right in suggesting that this is sinusitis.  You may need another course of an antibiotic to totally eradicate the infection.  Another diagnosis to be considered with a cough of this duration would be pertussis, commonly called whooping cough.
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